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Nebraska

Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

This year's Academy Awards nominees reflect a Hollywood truism: The margin between the dust bin and the Oscar red carpet is often razor thin.

The development process of any film can be lengthy and arduous, full of challenges in obtaining financing or...

Friday, Dec. 13, 2013

Phedon Papamichael, ASC, enjoys ongoing collaborative bonds with several directors as reflected in his last two movies: The Monuments Men, for which he was finishing the DI at press time; and Nebraska, which debuted earlier this year at the Cannes Film Festival where it was...

Friday, Nov. 15, 2013

Alexander Payne is equal parts filmmaker and film buff.
     The Omaha-born filmmaker, for example, found time while premiering his latest, "Nebraska," at the Cannes Film Festival to see 10 other films (including the four-hour "Cleopatra" restoration). And he chased that with a five-day...

Friday, Oct. 18, 2013

Taking the highest profile honor at last month's Toronto International Film Festival--the Audience Award--was director Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave. It's a distinction that historically carries weighty implications further down the road during awards season.

Over the years,...